Collection Online
Medium
pig tusk, fibre string, tapa string
Measurements
44.2 × 18.0 × 2.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Tufi District, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2008.292
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Louise and Sam Dawson, 2008
© the artists
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Contemporary Art gallery
Level 3, NGV International
Description
This old boar's tusks necklace combines two elements of wealth, a simple string of old wealth piece shell fragments and a fine old pair of bound pig tusks.